Department of Homeland Security

Feds Arrest 3 On Long Island After Heroin SeizureCustoms officers discovered "an off-white, tannish powdery substance'' in the shipment, which tested positive for heroin.
Could New Yorkers Soon Need Passports For Domestic Travel?Your passport is required for most international flights, but there was concern Monday that New Yorkers might need to pack it for domestic flights as well.
Bomb Threats Disrupt White House Briefing, TSA Hearing On Screener FailuresSeveral floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building were cleared after Capitol Police received a call reporting a suspicious package.
Homeland Security Dedicating $181 Million To New York CityIn addition to the money going to the city, New York state is receiving $76 million. Newark was awarded $20 million, and the state of New Jersey is getting $8 million.
Congress Sends Homeland Security Bill To Obama Without ConditionsThe House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.
Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid ShutdownThe battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.
U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight DeadlineThe U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week -- just two hours before a midnight deadline.
Bratton: Shutdown Of DHS 'Irresponsible, Dangerous'In a statement released Friday, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged Congress "not to play politics.''
2-Day Anti-Terrorism Workshop Kicks Off In Jersey CityHow would the city that is home to New Jersey's financial center react to a terror attack on its mass transit system, or a "lone wolf'' attack by individual or multiple gunmen?
Officials: No Credible Evidence Of Imminent Attack Following Threat Against U.S. Shopping MallsU.S. authorities said there was "no credible'' evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia's al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.
US To Increase Security At Various Federal Buildings As Part Of 'Precautionary Step'Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, including New York City, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step."
JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For EbolaHomeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.